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Posted: Jul 28, 2022

Steelscape Introduces Color And Design Center

Kalama, WA - Steelscape, a West Coast manufacturer of coated and painted metal for roofing and siding, announces the launch of a new Digital Experience Platform powered by Concora.

Posted: Jul 28, 2022

Construction Input Prices Putting Pressure On Contractors

Arlington, VA - The price of materials and services used in nonresidential construction jumped 1.1 percent from May to June, outpacing the rise in contractors’ bid prices, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of recently released government data. Association officials warned that rising materials prices were having an adverse impact on a growing number of construction projects that have suddenly become more expensive.

Posted: Jul 27, 2022

DuPont™ Tedlar® And Metal Alliance Showcase Innovative Premium Roofing Protection At 100th Florida Roofing And Sheet Metal Expo

Daytona Beach, FL - Dupont™ Tedlar® and Metal Alliance recently presented an innovative solution to the roofing and metal industry. The Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Expo is an excellent forum each year to learn about the latest innovations in roofing. This year took place in Daytona Beach, July 20 - 22, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Expo.

Posted: Jul 27, 2022

Mueller Inc. Announces Soupiset As New President And CEO

Ballinger, TX – Mueller, Inc. one of the Southwest's leading manufacturers of steel buildings and residential metal roofing, has announced the promotion of Rayome Soupiset to President and Chief Executive Officer.

Posted: Jul 26, 2022

The Bradbury Group Launches New Website

Moundridge, KS — The Bradbury Group of companies has relaunched its website showcasing an updated look and additional features at www.bradburygroup.com.

Posted: Jul 25, 2022

Metal Buildings Institute Publishes Temporary Bracing Guidelines

Bethlehem, PA - The Metal Buildings Institute (MBI) announces the release of Temporary Bracing Guidelines. This new design guide is meant to assist metal building contractors and erectors in developing temporary bracing and sequencing requirements for each metal building project.

Posted: Jul 22, 2022

ALPOLIC Adds Pair Of Industry Veterans To Sales Staff

Chesapeake, VA – Mitsubishi Chemical America’s ALPOLIC® Division, a leader in metal composite materials (MCM) manufacturing, is proud to announce the addition of two industry veterans to its ALPOLIC sales department.

Posted: Jul 21, 2022

AISI Reaccredited By ANSI As An American National Standards Developer

Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) announces that it has been reaccredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) under its recently revised operating procedures for documenting consensus on AISI-sponsored American National Standards.

Posted: Jul 20, 2022

2022 MBMA Student Design Competition Accepting Entries

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) 2022 Student Design Competition opens to individuals and teams that wish to register on July 15, 2022. Offering more than $28,000 in prizes across two divisions - graduate and undergraduate - this year’s contest challenges architecture students to create an innovative metal building design for a new municipal fire station.

Posted: Jul 18, 2022

FGIA Updates Two Rainscreen Testing Documents

Schaumburg, IL - The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has released two updated specifications for the testing of rainscreens. AAMA 508-21, Voluntary Test Method and Specification for Pressure Equalized Rain Screen Wall Cladding Systems, and AAMA 509-22, Voluntary Test and Classification Method for Drained and Back Ventilated Rainscreen Wall Cladding Systems.

Posted: Jul 14, 2022

Construction Spending Off 0.1 Percent In May, AGC Says

Arlington, VA - Total construction spending edged down 0.1 percent in May as spending on new houses and apartments stalled, while public and private nonresidential construction slumped, according to an analysis the Associated General Contractors of America released regarding federal spending data.

Posted: Jul 13, 2022

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Slightly Lower In June

Washington, DC - Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) reports that its Construction Backlog Indicator fell 0.1 months in June and stands at 8.9 months, according to an ABC member survey conducted June 21 to July 5. The reading is up 0.4 months from June 2021.

Posted: Jul 11, 2022

New PAC-CLAD Modular AL Wall System Can Change Length, Width And Depth

Elk Grove Village, IL - The new PAC-CLAD Modular AL wall panel system from Petersen empowers architects and designers to create unique metal cladding surfaces using panels of various sizes and depths and in multiple colors. Designers can choose standard panel dimensions or can define dimensions and depths to create truly unique, flexible and eye-catching patterns.

Posted: Jul 08, 2022

Jobs Momentum In Construction Slowing, According To AGC

Alexandria, VA - Forty-three states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs during the past twelve months, but momentum slowed in May with only 22 states adding jobs, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said the monthly employment gains lagged in May as contractors continue to cope with labor shortages and supply chain challenges.

Posted: Jul 07, 2022

CFSEI Announces 2022-2023 Executive Committee Members

Washington, DC - The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) has announced the members of its 2022-2023 Executive Committee. The committee is responsible for developing and maintaining the technology transfer activities related to cold-formed steel design through seminars, webinars and the publication of Technical Notes. Committee members serve for three years.

Posted: Jul 06, 2022

McElroy Installs Solar Panels On Fifth Manufacturing Facility

Bossier City, LA – With the need to re-cover the roof on its manufacturing facility in Marshall, Michigan, McElroy Metal took advantage of the opportunity to add solar panels to reduce energy usage. The Marshall facility is now the fifth McElroy Metal facility to be topped with solar panels, joining Sunnyvale, Texas; Peachtree, Georgia; Adelanto, California; and Clinton, Illinois.

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